Guys, would you wear plastic shirts and shorts? Or both? Earlier this week, ASOS previewed their Spring 2019 collection at the men’s edition of New York Fashion Week (aka NYFW:M). While most guys have been sporting athleisure in recent years, ASOS makes a case for metallic colorways and sheer menswear.

All of the Metallic, Plastic, and Sheer Menswear at the ASOS Preview 1

The presentation took place on Monday at Azul, a rooftop bar set atop of SoHo’s Hotel Hugo. Overall, the collection was futuristic, and inspired by “cult classics such as [the movies] Blade Runner, Tron and Total Recall,” a rep for the brand notes in a statement.

Even though it was a summer presentation, models were decked out in layers of sheer fabrics. Some of them looked like they were transported from the 1999 Disney movie Zenon: Girl of the 21st Centurywith their hot pink tops layered underneath PVC trench coats and jackets.

All of the Metallic, Plastic, and Sheer Menswear From the ASOS Preview

Christian Dion, D1 Models. BFA, Courtesy of ASOS

PVC has been a womenswear trend for a few seasons now, but like most fashion trends today, it’s being borrowed by the boys. As gender distinctions continue to blur, there’s a high chance that men may soon start embracing life in plastic.

Shop our ASOS menswear edit for summer.


DESIGN knitted color block turtleneck t-shirt with zip - Blue



Slim Pants With Side Popper In Black - Black

$64 $32


Slider In White - White



DESIGN Denim Jacket With Fleece Collar In Light Wash - Blue

$64 $48


PLUS Regular Fit Viscose Shirt with Western Pockets in Mustard - Green

$40 $16


DESIGN Tall slim chino shorts in sage green - Green


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